THE VISIONARIES ROUNDTABLE IS HERE!—FRIDAY, APRIL 21st—One of the signature events of our 50th anniversary year invites a panel of thought leaders to discuss Chestnut Hill at its intersection of preservation and new development. Main Event 6:30 pm (walk-ins welcome! No more online sales.); Reception 6:00 pm (SOLD OUT). At Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, Cherokee Campus, Lower School for Girls, 8000 Cherokee Street. Use the Lower School Entrance through the Lower School Parking Lot (See Location Map).More information


  • VISIONARIES ROUNDTABLE: It’s here! Join us Friday, April 21 for an evening of enlightened discussion about how to balance preservation and development in Chestnut Hill—Register
  • TAKE OUR SURVEY: In advance of the Visionaries Roundtable, help us guide the discussion about Chestnut Hill’s future and submit questions for the panel—Survey
  • NATIVE PLANTS DISCUSSION: At our next Ask the Experts on Saturday, May 6, PA Master Naturalist and FOW Trail Ambassador Kris Soffa will discuss native landscaping
  • DISCOVERING CHESTNUT HILL: Since 1910, the Woodmere Art Museum has showcased Philadelphia art and artists. Tour the grounds and learn about the sculptures on Saturday, May 13
  • EXPLORERS CLUB FOR KIDS: We all scream for this one. Bring the kids out for an ice cream celebration on Saturday, May 13
  • RESIDENTIAL STUDY UNDERWAY: With generous support from the William Penn Foundation, our collaborative Chestnut Hill Residential Conservation and Development Study is on its way to delivery this summer
  • 50th ANNIVERSARY SPONSORSHIP: Discounted package opportunities are available for firms that wish to sponsor this special year as a whole and benefit from multiple public programs and galas
  • The Vanna Venturi House, a masterpiece of 20th century architecture, has received preservation protection
  • RENT: Office space above the Chestnut Hill Conservancy is available now

With one of America’s largest urban historic districts and ample green space, Chestnut Hill is defined by – and loved for – architecture, history, and nature

We protect Chestnut Hill’s defining features